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Project.CreateOperationsWorkFromWssList method

Creates a project from a SharePoint task list, but does not maintain synchronization data.

Namespace:  WebSvcProject
Assembly:  ProjectServerServices (in ProjectServerServices.dll)

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public Guid CreateOperationsWorkFromWssList(
	Guid sessionUid,
	string listDataXml,
	string priorityMappingsXml,
	string projectName,
	string projectDescription,
	string titleFieldName,
	string startDateFieldName,
	string finishDateFieldName,
	string taskPriorityFieldName,
	string percentCompleteFieldName,
	string resourceFieldName,
	bool includeWorkflow
)

Parameters

sessionUid
Type: System.Guid

The GUID of the session in which the queue job is submitted.

listDataXml
Type: System.String

The list data XML from the SharePoint list.

priorityMappingsXml
Type: System.String

An XML file that maps the SharePoint priority field to the Project Server value. For more information,sSee the Remarks section in this topic.

projectName
Type: System.String

The name of the new project.

projectDescription
Type: System.String

The description of the project.

titleFieldName
Type: System.String

Specifies the name of the field that holds the title of the task.

startDateFieldName
Type: System.String

Specifies the name of the field that holds the start date of the task.

finishDateFieldName
Type: System.String

Specifies the name of the field that holds the finish date of the task.

taskPriorityFieldName
Type: System.String

Specifies the name of the field that holds the priority of the task.

percentCompleteFieldName
Type: System.String

Specifies the name of the field that holds the completion percentage of the task.

resourceFieldName
Type: System.String

Specifies the name of the field that holds the resources for the task.

includeWorkflow
Type: System.Boolean

Specifies whether to include workflow.

Return value

Type: System.Guid
The GUID of the new project.

To import a SharePoint task list and maintain field mappings for future synchronization, see CreateWssListSyncedProject.

Conflicts in user assignments can occur when importing a SharePoint task list. When an application such as Project Web App calls the SharePoint GetListItems method, the return value is XML data for the list items and assignments. The assignment data includes a SharePoint index (the ows_ prefix on field names) and a display name for SharePoint users, but does not show the user's domain or whether the user is a Windows user.

CreateOperationsWorkFromWssList has no indication of where the list data came from. When you create a project from a SharePoint list, all interaction with the SharePoint server is done by the client. For information about the kinds of possible assignment conflicts, see "Limitations for Using SharePoint Data" in SharePoint Infrastructure for Project Server.

NoteNote

CreateOperationsWorkFromWssList returns a ProjectExceededLWPTaskLimit error if more than 100 tasks are created. A list item produces a task for each assigned resource.

A sample priorityMappingsXML parameter using the Project Server default values is as follows:

<PriorityMappings>

<Map fieldValue=\"(1) High\" mappedValue=\"600\"/>

<Map fieldValue=\"(2) Normal\" mappedValue=\"500\"/>

<Map fieldValue=\"(1) Low\" mappedValue=\"400\"/>

</PriorityMappings>

Project Server Permissions

Permission

Description

NewProject

Allows a user to create a project. Global permission.

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